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Dairy Assistants - Great Team Culture! (1963)

NZ Dairy Careers

Last Updated: 17/02/21

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Job Description

We are currently seeking 2 Dairy Assistants who want to work on a large-scale dairy farm in Mid Canterbury where team morale and culture is Number One.

Who we are

NZ Dairy Careers is based in Mid Canterbury. We are committed to retaining and developing people within the dairy industry. We pride ourselves on matching candidates with the right employer to develop skilled and motivated employees in the dairy industry.

We support all our candidates while on farm and provide mentoring, pastoral care and training and development opportunities. This close involvement with the employer and candidate guarantees favourable results and supports the long-term growth of New Zealand’s dairy industry.

What we need

We are currently seeking 2 Dairy Assistants who want to work on a large-scale dairy farm in Mid Canterbury where team morale and culture is Number One.

This is a great opportunity with a progressive employer. Farming on 2000ha milking 2900 cows over 2 areas - 1500 cows on one side and 1400 through an 80 and 54 bale rotary

The roster is 11 / 3 but flexibility in your days off during the month. Milking starts at 05.30 with lunch supplied and a 3-hour break at 12 each day.

Remuneration is by negotiation and includes a 2 -3-bedroom home

Duties include milking, bringing in cows for milking, assisting with animal health, mating and calving. Setting up and taking down temporary electric fences, assisting with irrigation, weed control and general farm and machinery maintenance.

Essential Requirements

  • Current CV with 2 contactable work references
  • Pass a drug test
  • Current license
  • Reliable transport



Company Details


NZ Dairy Careers

Winchmore, Canterbury, New Zealand

The New Zealand Dairy Careers Programme is your opportunity to Live, Learn & Earn from the world’s smartest dairy producers - right here in New Zealand.